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My pain is gone. Can I stop taking morphine?

Do not stop taking morphine if your pain goes away. Contact your doctor for instructions on stopping your use of morphine. The doctor may tell you to reduce your dose gradually. Abruptly quitting morphine could cause you to develop withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms could include anxiety, nausea, insomnia and others.

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